If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911

Welcome to the City of Groton Police Department web page. The men and women of this department are committed professionals who provide high quality service to our residents and visitors on a daily basis.

With 9 civilians and 30 officers, the men and women of our department patrol and provide a wide array of services to a diverse city of 3.1 square miles and 10,000 residents.

The City of Groton is home to the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics, the Pfizer pharmaceutical company and the Avery Point Campus of the University of Connecticut.

We provide patrol services by foot, vehicle, boat and bicycle. Significant crimes are investigated by investigators from the detective and youth unit in conjunction with our area law enforcement partners.

The fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, the department responded to 19,149 calls for service, made 496 criminal arrests and investigated 193 motor vehicle accidents. This activity does not include the hundreds of interactions our officers have to comfort and assist members of the community.

From time to time, we recruit people from all walks of life with the highest personal integrity to join our department. We hope that you might consider a career opportunity in law enforcement.

Thank you for taking the time to visit this page. On behalf of the men and women of the City of Groton Police Department, I am

Thomas Davoren
Chief of Police

Emergency: 911
Telephone: 860.445.2451
Fax: 860.448.1962

Fraud Alert

Some City of Groton residents have seen an increase in telephone and internet or computer based fraud especially against our senior citizens. If you are concerned about unsolicited email or a phone call claiming for example that you owe money to the IRS or some other entity, or warning you that your computer is at risk, please feel free to contact the City of Groton Police Department at 860-445-2451.

The Federal Trade Commission maintains an excellent web site with resources and information on many types of scams and identity theft. You may also register a complaint through their web site. Please take a moment to look at their site at the following link: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/.

This past winter has seen the implementation of city wide parking bans. The city of Groton uses a notification system to keep our citizens up to date on emergencies and parking bans. The notifications go out to landline telephones and to those who register for the system. If you do not have a landline phone or you wish to receive notifications of emergency situations, please register your cell phone, email or other communications mode at the following web site: http://www.ctalert.gov/ctalert/site/default.asp.


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